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Royal Mess

(Devil's Knights 2nd Generation #3)

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Published January 29th 2021
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Joelle
Let's start off by saying we really love this author she has a way of always drawing us into her characters right from the few first chapters each and every time and this time is no different.

This was a slow burn kind of romance where the characters are drawn to one another but, need to navigate through some rocky waters first. We loved how Royal easily fit into Marco's life, and it helps that Marco is part of the MC world as well as the mafia world both come with a rather large family somethin
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Tee loves Kyle Jacobson
With each book that I read in the series I fall in love with the characters. They just literally jump of the pages and come to life. In Royal Mess we get to meet Marco and Royal. Marco is so strong and bull headed at first but as time goes by we get to see why he is like that. Royal is strong to and she loves hard when she falls in love. This story had suspense like you would not believe and we got to see characters from the first series that I absolutely love.
Doris
Jan 28, 2021 rated it it was amazing
A True Winner

You know what they say about love and hate…there’s fine line between them. Well, Marco and Royal sure followed that rule. Marco was the mafia boss and Royal was the sister of the man who was killed because of him. Now Marco only wants to keep Royal safe from the man who actually killed her brother and now is after her and her baby…yep, she’s nine months pregnant. You wouldn’t think that a powerful man as Marco would even consider taking on a beautiful woman and her unborn child but
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Millennial Life Crisis Bookshelf - Samantha
Loving getting to know the second generation! This installment picks up right where the last one left off, where we find that Marco’s actions caused a ripple effect that ended up having Royal lose her brother, and that on top of being pregnant doesn’t help her situation. When the same man announces he’s going after Royal, Marco jumps into action and focuses on not only keeping her safe, but alive. While Royal seems to work overtime to not be attracted to Marco, she ends up giving in the longer h ...more
Jenn the Readaholic
Jan 19, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Marco and Royal’s story was masterfully written. Royal seems to hate Marco, but Marco isn’t about to let that stop him from trying to win her heart. And this ride wouldn’t be complete without Meg and the other women invading, comedic relief at Marco’s expense, and some serious drama before it’s all done. The funniest part is that this was a slow burn for Royal and I didn’t even realize I was over halfway through the book when she gave Marco a real chance. I was just along for the chaotic ride an ...more
domestic_godess_reads
Jan 29, 2021 rated it really liked it
For me reading a Winter Traverse book is like catching up with old friends. I always enjoy them and look forward to the next.
Crystal
Jan 30, 2021 rated it liked it
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Tpagirl Loves Romance
Royal Mess was the third book in the Devil’s Knights 2nd Generation series by Winter Travers. The series was a spinoff but not necessary to have read the original series for full enjoyment; however, I do recommend reading the second generation series in order.

Royal was Indiana’s childhood best friend (book two, Riding the Line) and they were just recently united; albeit under traumatic circumstances. Royal was now nine months pregnant and due any day and the Devil’s Knights had just rescued her
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Trish (Beautiful Chaos Reviews)
I do love Winter Travers' MC books mostly because of Meg and King. They've been around since book one, and even now, in the next generation, they keep adding to their hilarious story all these years later. I am enjoying her series about the next generation, and I have enjoyed Marco's story even more. It's a bit different but not at the same time. You will understand when you read it too.

The underlying mystery continues; more people are getting involved. Meg and her gang of ol' ladies continue th
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Patti
Jan 29, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Finally one of the Banachi’s if not Leo at least we get the next best one with Marco. Royal and Marco’s story was great, he was a little bit a an a** at first, but we see why as the story progresses. I love how Winter ties the characters from other books/series into another. It’s nice to get to see how they all interact. Of course it’s always great to read about Meg and you get a few little glimpses of her. Now just to warn you, Winter loves to leave us hanging with something big and as always s ...more
Barbara
Jan 30, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I literally couldn’t put this book down. It has suspense, laughs, smiles, action and MC romance all rolled into one outstanding storyline. I must say Marco has definitely gotten himself into a “Royal Mess” in more ways than one. Marco is a mafia boss with familial ties to the Devil’s Knights MC. Through a deal gone wrong, Marco is indirectly the reason for Royal’s brother Grit getting murdered. Now he’s out to get revenge for Grit as well as keep Royal safe from Grit’s killer. But that’s easier ...more
Donna Parrott
Feb 01, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Let me start by saying that I love 2nd generation books because it’s like coming home. It’s like a warm blanket fresh out of the dryer. And with this motley crew you never know what kind of crazy that will come up especially with the women.

Now with this book you see one of the Banachi’s, Marco and Royal. Now Royal has a hate for this man right off but would you really call it hate if it leads to something more. *hint hint* for reasons I won’t say because it will kind of give some things away bu
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World Of Books 65
Jan 29, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fav-fav, biker-mc
'Royal Mess' is my favourite book so far in the Devil's Knights 2nd Generation as it crosses over into the mafia world of the Banachi family. If you have read other books in the series you will know who they are! Royal (yep that is a heroines name) has gotten herself into a right Royal Mess but Marco Banachi is going to help her out even though he is partly to blame! From the moment he meet 9 month pregnant Royal Marco know's that she is the one he wants and when the threat to her life is over h ...more
Melissa Machado
Jan 29, 2021 rated it really liked it
Royal Mess is book 3 from the Devil's Knights 2nd Generation series. The story focuses on Marco Banachi and Royal. This is an enemies to lovers, insta-love, MC/Mafia romance. 

Marco is part of his uncle Leo's crew, and is working on one day taking over as head hancho of their crime family.  Although Marco is not part of the MC they are still his family. I love the bond he shares with Slider too, it's really sweet. Marco demands respect. He's strong, fierce, and owns his mistakes. For the most pa
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Flavs is Mrs David Gandy♥~♥’
Okay let me just say in this book the first half I really didn’t like Royal. I felt she was a bit unfair towards Marco. But I guess she was grieving and he was just the one to take her anger out on.

But as the book progressed I came around and sort of liked her weird quirky ways. Which meant she fit in perfectly with the rest of the Devils Knights ladies. This wasn’t also an instant love for this couple. I think they liked each other initially when he Marco saved her in the previous book, but in
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Kathryn Linke
Feb 06, 2021 rated it really liked it
Royal Mess is the third title in the second generation of Devils Knights and features Royal and Marco. Marco was first featured in his mother's story Unraveling Fayth.

Marco is an enigmatic hero who was raised around both the mafia and the Devils Knights. He's a strong, stubborn, persistent and protective, and as a leader in the Bianchi crime family he is used to getting his way.

Royal's life is in a shambles and Marco jumps in to protect her when her past comes knocking. There's a fine line bet
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Wendy Livingstone
Jan 31, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This is the 3rd book in this phenomenal series and is Marco and Royal’s story. Marco is a mafia boss and Royal is the sister is the man who killed himself, Grit. Marco feels responsible and is determined to keep River and her unborn baby safe and protected from the man who actually did kill Grit. These two may have a love/hate scenario going on, and they are total opposites, but River challenges Marco at every turn, as well as bringing him to his knees. There are some amazing secondary character ...more
Jennifer Pierson
Feb 01, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Royal Mess was another fantastic read by the awesome & original Winter Travers, so I was upset (like usual) when it ended too soon. Marco is a mafia boss who makes a mistake which ends with Royal's brother being killed. He decides that he's going to keep her safe from the man who is after her & the baby she's about to give birth to, so he basically forces her to come stay with him while they try to get rid of the danger to her. That aspect made for twists that had the f-bombs dropping. Next up i ...more
Carrie
Jan 19, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Lots going on in this story! Marco & Royal have a bit to work through in the beginning, and she's not quite a happy camper when he swoops in. However, he's able to work his way into her heart fairly quickly with the help of 4 hilarious older women known as the Golden Girls!

This was a quick, fun, sweet read with just a hint of heat. We get some surprises along the way that are hilarious, too. I highly enjoyed the story - I love the world of the Knights & the way the Banachis have been worked in,
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Tracey Vuolo
Jan 29, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Royal Mess is full of hilarious banter, sweetness and fun, but it also brings some heat in more ways than one. Royal may start out giving Marco sass and heartbreak, but when the switch flips these two are adorable. Marco has this sensitive swoon worthy side that I adore. I like that we got the Mafia/MC mix in this story with the guys and the ladies because I knew a good time was coming my way. The complete acceptance Royal receives by Marco and everyone helps her realize she’s found her home. Yo ...more
Kylee
Jan 30, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Royal mess has us riding with the Devil Knights again and taking up residence with the Banachi’s. Marco and Royal’s story is heartbreaking, passionate and action packed. Their story is also filled with witty banter and how could it not with Meg close at hand. Their story will have you captivated and on the edge of your seat as tragedy and an intense chemistry bring these two together. Marco might wear the suit and the stoic expression of the mafia but this man has a heart of gold when it comes t ...more
Leslee
Feb 01, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I wasn't sure what I was going to get in Royal Mess. Marco seemed cold at the start, closed off. He kept his emotions so locked down, it took me by surprise when he couldn't stay away from her. Royal was still reeling from the events in the previous book and 9 months pregnant to boot. She is confused about how she feels, her life is definitely a mess. Luckily Marco is able to handle just about anything. I absolutely fell in love with this couple. The heat and chemistry between them, combined wit ...more
Cheri
Feb 03, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Royal & Marco

Love this couple. Marco feels guilty. Royal was recused (very pregnant Royal) from a man who didn't deserve her and had nefarious plans for her. When it seemed the MC had enough on their hands with another problem he took her to his secret estate to protect her.

While they are in a dangerous and serious situation, Marco wants her and her baby. He just has to get past her anger and prove his feelings. With the help of some of the ole ladies and a couple of others, it is gonna be hilar
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Cassie Ashford
Jan 28, 2021 rated it really liked it
I was waiting for Marco’s book and Winter didn’t disappoint! She delivered an awesome book with lots of comedy mixed in as usual.

Marco was a bit of a mystery to me in regards to his personality so I can’t even tell you how in love with him I fell once we got to see who he is deep down.

Marco isn’t phased by Royal and her coming off as not liking him. He is determined to take care of her and her baby. Little does she know he wants it all including the baby to be is.

You know there is lots of com
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Heather  The Hatters
Jan 29, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Where do I even begin... Royal and Marco's story is one of heartbreak and redemption. The mess that has been made Marco needs to clean it up, and he decides to do that the only way he knows how. Royal is a sweet and sassy heroine who made a few bad life choices that have lead her to not only the Devil's Knights but on the radar of the Banachi family as well. I enjoyed watching how these two tip toed around one another. When they finally let their guards down they both get to experience everythin ...more
Amanda McGrath
Feb 01, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I changed my mind!! I want a mafia man!! I mean so hot, dangerous, smart, sarcastic, sweet and so hot. Oh, I already said that but really Marco is amazing. He is following right behind the biggest boss , Leo and holding his own. He admits to his mistakes and does what he can to right them. Royal has been through some stuff and still manages to to live her life and try her hardest to better for herself and her unborn baby. She fell for the wrong man, a really wrong man. She paid dearly for that c ...more
Laura
Feb 14, 2021 rated it it was ok
firstly, you have to read the previous book to understand what's happening right off the bat in this one.... but secondly, I just didn't get what this book was even about truly was it just about this pregnant girl getting the rich guy in a Luke warm way or was it about protecting her finding the villain and falling in love... if it was supposed to be the later then I'm super dissapointed.... I checked where I was in the books... first 40%, then 56% then 74% then somewhere around then86% finish l ...more
Debbie Earley
Jan 19, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Royal hate Marco or so she thinks she does, but Marco is on a mission to win her love and her baby. Their ride is slow and long as they navigate the waters around one another. It's one chaotic ride and Marco and Royal get what they both want most a family full of love together. I love the baby's name. No Devil's Knight book is complete without they ok ladies putting their 2 cents in and this story was no different. The banter with Royal, Marco and everyone had me laughing my butt off. I can’t wa ...more
Rebecca  Kleckner
Jan 23, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Ohh man! So, funny thing, just read Greer and then on to this which was sooo perfect!
Royal is a hot hot hot mess! Marco needs to fix his own mess and what a better way to do that than to , save someone and fall at the same time. But it doesn't fix it completely, maybe with the help of the Knights it will get better.
Definitely have to read Book 2 before this one, highly recommended to follow! Winter is amazing! And that little part.. about other people.. fits awesome and I sooo cannot wait for t
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Joanne
Jan 25, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Ooh once again we have a hilarious and entertaining story which includes the golden girls. Meg and her cronies aka the golden girls love to stir up trouble. Marco and Royal had a lot to work thro and it wasn’t all smooth sailing. I love seeing these kids grow up. The feeling of coming home to a wonderfully mad family is how I’d describe Ms Winters books. This was no exception. The book flows and before you know it it’s almost over. One of those books once you start you won’t stop until it’s fini ...more
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Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author Winter Travers is a devoted wife, mother, and aunt turned author who was born and raised in Wisconsin.
After a brief stint in South Carolina following her heart to chase the man who is now her hubby, they retreated back up North to the changing seasons, and to the place they now call home.
Winter spends her days writing happily ever afters, and h
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